Microsoft this week unveiled a new process to make it easier for organizations to migrate settings when Microsoft Intune has been integrated with System Center Configuration Manager.
The new feature, available in Windows 10, allows for the creation of simple VMs with just a few clicks.
Microsoft has a lot riding on the success of Azure Stack because it's the foundation of its true long-promised hybrid cloud platform.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
Microsoft is delivering the SharePoint Framework to organizations running SharePoint Server 2016 by releasing Feature Pack 2 today.
The Microsoft PowerShell team is planning to reshape its Desired State Configuration solutions, replacing them with a single cross-platform tool that supports both Windows and Linux.
Microsoft today added the ability to invite external guests into Microsoft Teams for organizations using Office 365 services.
The Windows Server 2016 "Insider" preview Build 16237 of the fall update only supports Server Core deployments and a stripped-down Nano Server option with improvements to Hyper-V, RDMA for trusted guests and support for persistent memory.
Microsoft is promising to describe new details this month about hyperconverged infrastructure improvements that will be coming to the next major release of Windows Server 2016.
Microsoft has created a "Windows Insider Lab for Enterprise" test network for Windows Insider participants.
Despite Microsoft patching many of the security vulnerabilities, including the one that led to the WannaCry attack, it's a smart move to disable the protocol to avoid future security headaches.
Chatbots are the new apps that have fueled the growth of Slack and are now the key focus in expanding Microsoft Teams and Office 365.
- By Christian Buckley
Microsoft has changed the default settings for Azure Active Directory refresh tokens, but just for new tenancies.
With the massive sizes of Hyper-V VMs, it might be a good idea to put a hard cap on how large they can grow to.
Will Microsoft Teams ride on the coattails of Office 365, or will compatibility among business-grade intelligent bots leave room for Slack, HipChat, Google Hangouts and even Facebook Messenger, among others?
- By Terena Bell, Jeffrey Schwartz
Microsoft has issued a preview of a new Windows debug console that's described as being "less intimidating" and "a bit easier for beginners."